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Enigma
a person, thing, or event that is strange
apathy
not caring about life; not interested
indifferent
not interested in someone or something
revere
to greatly respect and admire someone
candor
the quality of being honest and truthful
reticent
unwilling to talk about what you know or how you feel
aesthetic
having a sense of the beautiful
ascetic
living a simple strict life usually for religious reasons
autonomy
the freedom or power to do what you want
disdain
a lack of respect for someone or something
innocuous
not offensive, dangerous or harmful
banal
ordinary and not interesting
ambiguous
word that is not clear because it could have more than one meaning
anarchy
a situation in which no one obeys rules or laws
ameliorate
to make something better
atrophy
a wasting of the body or of an organ or part
innovative
the introduction of new ideas, methods, or inventions
servile
willing to obey someone completely
extol
to praise something very much
augment
to increase the amount of something
benevolent
kind, generous, and helpful
derision
ridicule
disparity
a difference between things, especially an unfair difference
flagrant
shocking and not showing any respect for laws, truth, and someone's feelings
indolence
lazy